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There are 7 ways to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island by plane, train or bus

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Fly Newcastle to Hamilton Island  •  6h 2m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Hamilton Island (HTI) NTL - HTI

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Train to Sydney, fly to Proserpine  •  8h 23m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Proserpine (PPP) SYD - PPP

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Train to Sydney, fly to Hamilton Island  •  6h 48m

  1. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
  2. Fly from Sydney (SYD) to Hamilton Island (HTI) SYD - HTI

Fly Newcastle to Proserpine  •  8h 22m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Proserpine (PPP) NTL - PPP

Fly Newcastle to Mackay, bus  •  11h 31m

  1. Fly from Newcastle (NTL) to Mackay (MKY) NTL - MKY
  2. Take the bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach

Train, travel  •  28h 26m

  1. Take the train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane 31
  2. Take the train from Brisbane Roma Street to Proserpine
  3. Travel from Proserpine to Hayman Island

Bus  •  35h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Newcastle to Brisbane Pm12
  2. Take the bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach Gx443 / ...

Newcastle (NTL) to Hamilton Island (HTI) flights

The flight time between Newcastle (NTL) and Hamilton Island (HTI) is around 5h 14m and covers a distance of around 1414 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 8m. The fastest flight normally takes 3h 55m. Services are operated by Virgin Australia, FlyPelican, Qantas and others. Typically 18 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
3h 5m
Layover time:
2h 8m
Total time:
5h 14m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
3h 55m
Flight distance:
1414 km
Flights per week:
18
Cheapest price:
$133
Carbon emissions:
468 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
07:50
Last flight departs at:
12:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Newcastle (NTL) to Hamilton Island (HTI) flight schedules

Newcastle → Hayman Island
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Rules to follow in Australia

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Regional advice

Regional advice

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Regional restriction measures in place
Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

COVID-19 help in Australia

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 1800 020 080

Frequently Asked Questions


There are currently travel restrictions within Australia.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hayman Island is 1800 020 080.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hayman Island is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Hayman Island is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1800 020 080.

Last updated: 15 Oct 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Department of Home Affairs.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island is to train and fly which costs $130 - $390 and takes 6h 48m.

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The quickest way to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island is to fly which costs $160 - $700 and takes 6h 2m.

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The distance between Newcastle and Hayman Island is 1460 km.

The best way to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island without a car is to train and travel which takes 28h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island is to fly which takes 6h 2m and costs $160 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $170 - $460 and takes 35h 40m.

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There is no direct flight from Newcastle Airport to Hamilton Island Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 55m and has one stopover.

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Hayman Island is 1h behind Newcastle. It is currently 10:54 PM in Newcastle and 9:54 PM in Hayman Island.

Qantas, FlyPelican and Virgin Australia offer flights from Newcastle Airport to Hamilton Island Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Hayman Island. Prices start at $125 AUD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newcastle to Hayman Island.
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  • Distance: 1460.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Newcastle, NSW, Australia and Hayman Island, QLD, Australia?

Virgin Australia, FlyPelican and two other airlines fly from Newcastle to Hayman Island 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Newcastle to Hayman Island via Brisbane and Airlie Beach in around 35h 40m.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Proserpine via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $410
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Proserpine via Sydney
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Newcastle to Proserpine via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Newcastle to Hamilton Island via Sydney
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Sydney to Hamilton Island
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Sydney to Proserpine via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $750
Flights from Newcastle to Mackay via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Train operators
Transport NSW

Transport for NSW manages public transport for Australia’s New South Wales region, including metro, train, bus, ferry, light rail and coach. Hubs include Sydney, Byron Bay, Newcastle and Wollongong. Use an Opal card for cheapest fares in greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, the Hunter and the Illawarra. Tickets for regional train and bus services need to be booked before travel (Opal cards are not accepted).

Contact Details
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $12
Website
Transport NSW
Opal card
$9 - $12
Opal single trip ticket
$11 - $15
NSW TrainLink
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Broadmeadow Station to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
11h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
NSW TrainLink Train
Economy
$80 - $120
First Class
$110 - $170
Queensland Rail Travel
Bus operators
Greyhound Australia

Greyhound Australia is the country’s only long-distance bus operator running services in all states and territories. Greyhound Australia has been operating for 110 years and is the leading bus company in Australia. The extensive network now covers most of the Australian mainland, although service is limited in Western Australia with just a single route to Broome. Buses are equipped for long journeys, with free WiFi, air-conditioning, full disability access, USB chargers, reclining seats and an onboard bathroom.

Contact Details
Phone
1300 473946
Website
greyhound.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$26 - $40
Advantage
$29 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $350
Book at
Greyhound.com.au
Early Bird
$180 - $270
Advantage
$220 - $320
Premium
$230 - $350
Premier Motor Service
Phone
+61244235233 (call 13 34 10 within Australia)
Email
reservations@premierms.com.au
Website
premierms.com.au
Bus from Mackay to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Newcastle to Brisbane
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
Premier Motor Service
Bus from Brisbane to Airlie Beach
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $210
Website
Premier Motor Service

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